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William Funnell: ‘Let’s get county shows back on their feet’ *H&H Plus*

Opinion

  • William Funnell proposes one-day internationals to reignite top-level sport

    AS professionals, we’re up against a big problem right now because of Brexit, so much so that if I was younger I’d be thinking about buying a base in mainland Europe. Essentially we’re jumping through many more hoops just to do our job.

    But it got me thinking, what could be done to give riders a reason to stay on home soil to avoid the extra hassle and expense of a circuit which is becoming increasingly pay to play? What do we have that the rest of Europe doesn’t? The answer is our county shows, many of which are on their knees.

    You can also read this exclusive column in the 20 May issue of Horse & Hound magazine.

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